By Ashik Siddique | May 21, 2013 12:06 AM EDT
The devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma incapacitated the Moore Medical Center outside Oklahoma City, forcing it to evacuate patients and redirect victims of the massive damage to other health centers.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 10, 2013 11:06 AM EDT
Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City has not released the name of a surgeon who was relieved of his duties Thursday after removing the wrong kidney from a patient.
By Amber Moore | Dec 10, 2012 02:48 PM EST
A surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reportedly infected five patients during valve replacement surgeries.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 07, 2012 02:28 PM EST
A woman is suffering "emotional distress" after her newborn son was mistakenly given to the wrong mother, who breastfed the infant before hospital staff discovered the mix-up.
By Andrew M. Seaman | Oct 20, 2012 10:30 AM EDT
There may be several non-medical factors outside of hospitals' control that are linked to how heart and pneumonia patients fare once they're discharged.
By Sharon Begley | Sep 27, 2012 09:14 AM EDT
In no U.S. state can patients find out what a surgeon's rate of complications is, how many mistakes a hospital makes, how many avoidable deaths it has or almost anything else about a provider's record of care.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 24, 2012 04:54 PM EDT
An unidentified man from New Zealand checked into the hospital with a rather embarrassing problem: he needed doctors to extract an asparagus-sized eel from his bottom.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 21, 2012 07:35 PM EDT
A new analysis on shootings over the past decade reveals that while 1.7 million people are victims of violent crime at the workplace in the United States, hospital shootings are rare events that are very hard to predict.
By Amber Moore | Sep 21, 2012 10:24 AM EDT
A new study shows that incidences of death after surgery in European countries, especially the UK, are higher than previous estimates.